Herman Cohen: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Desalegn has resigned. What’s next?

It is not surprising that after three years in office – three years of famine, violence, and serious political and social instability – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned,... Read more »

Colonel Demeke Zewdu Released – Interview with Amhara TV

Colonel Demeke Zewde interview with Amhara TV right after his release from prison. Colonel Demeke Zewdu is an elected leader of Wolqaite Amhara identity committee. Colonel Demeke Zewdu resistance... Read more »

US urges Ethiopia to ‘rethink’ martial law

Ambassador Nikki Haley met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn today during her first trip to Africa. The US embassy in Ethiopia on Saturday urged Addis Ababa to reconsider... Read more »

Aljazeera VIDEO: Ethiopia Emergency- How will the political crisis play out?

Aljazeera’s The Stream talked to  Jawar Mohammed, Alula Solomon, Tsedale LemmaEditor-in-chief, Addis Standard and Mohammed Adow on the current Ethiopian situation.    Africa’s second most populous nation declares... Read more »

198 Ways to Fight the T-TPLF’s State of Emergency in Ethiopia and Win

Protestors in Gondar, Ethiopia File “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The T-TPLF state of emergency declaration is an unjust... Read more »

የአስቸኳይ ጊዜ ዐዋጁ ለስድስት ወራት ተግባራዊ እንደሚደረግ መከላከያ ሚኒስትሩ ገለፁ

የአስቸኳይ ጊዜ ዐዋጁ ለስድስት ወራት ተግባራዊ እንደሚደረግ መከላከያ ሚኒስትሩ ገለፁ በዛሬው ዕለት ለጋዜጠኞች በተሰጠው ማብራሪያ፤ ዐዋጁ በ15 ቀናት ጊዜ ውስጥ ለሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት ቀርቦ ከፀደቀ በኋላ ለቀጣይ ስድስት... Read more »

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Ethiopian Government’s Declared State of Emergency

  We strongly disagree with the Ethiopian government’s decision to impose a state of emergency that includes restrictions on fundamental rights such as assembly and expression. We recognize and... Read more »

Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

Lemma Megersa Africa Report By Tom Gardner The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential... Read more »

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Samora Muhammad Yunis, Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces. Ethnic Tigres dominate the security apparatus in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s defense... Read more »

The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line – France 24 Video

In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia’s capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line – built and paid for by China – went... Read more »